Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 951069
Size of mountpoint is changed unexpectedly on machine with two disks
Last modified: 2015-02-18 08:51:44 EST
Description of problem:
When you change "Device Type" of mountpoint from "LVM" to "Standard Partition" on machine with two disks, "Desired Capacity" of mountpoint is decreased by one half.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 19 Aplha RC2
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start installation on machine with to disks.
2. Proceed to the "MANUAL PARTITIONING" spoke.
3. Create /boot 200mb.
4. Create swap 1gb.
5. Create / and don't fill "Desired Capacity".
6. Change "Device type" of swap from "LVM" to "Standard Partition".
7. Click on "Update Settings".
"Desired Capacity" of swap is changed from 1GB to 498MB.
"Desired Capacity" shouldn't be changed.
There's plenty of reasons why this could happen, but you've not given nearly enough information here for a good explanation. How big were your disks to begin with? What choices did you make and how much space did you leave free for installation?
I have seen this myself. To change this behavior may end up being quite complicated, but I have an idea of how to do it in a relatively simple way.
To be clear, it is possible that this will not be fixed for f19. It is not a terrible problem and the complexity of the solution very well may preclude fixing it in the near future.
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